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Nicola Griffith
Nicola Griffith: a native of Yorkshire, England, now a dual US/UK citizen. Author of six novels (Ammonite, Slow River, The Blue Place, Stay, Always, Hild) and a multi-media memoir (And Now We Are Going to Have a Party: Liner notes to a writer's early life). Co-editor of the Bending the Landscape... show more
Nicola Griffith: a native of Yorkshire, England, now a dual US/UK citizen. Author of six novels (Ammonite, Slow River, The Blue Place, Stay, Always, Hild) and a multi-media memoir (And Now We Are Going to Have a Party: Liner notes to a writer's early life). Co-editor of the Bending the Landscape series of original queer f/sf/h stories. Essayist. Teacher. Blogger. Winner of the Nebula, Tiptree, World Fantasy, and 6 Lambda Literary Awards. (Also a BBC poetry prize, some Gaylactic Spectrum awards, the Premio Italia, the Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prize, and others.) Wife of writer Kelley Eskridge (and co-owner of Sterling Editing).Her latest novel, Hild--about the rise of one of the most powerful women of the early middle ages, now known as St Hilda of Whitby--is published in the US by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and UK by Blackfriars.Nicola lives in Seattle, where she occasionally emerges from the seventh century to drink just the right amount of beer and take enormous delight in everything.
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brokenbiscuits
brokenbiscuits rated it 2 years ago
Of Human Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham It has been quite a few years since I read this novel, but I thought it was absolutely terrific and I remember it vividly. The story opens when the main character Philip is a lonely young boy with a club foot being raised by his aunt and uncle. As soon as he...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 3 years ago
This is one of those frustrating books that is loaded with potential, but ultimately falls short of greatness. Griffith sets out to write a book portraying women as people, rather than as some sort of two-dimentional alien creatures. (I know this is her goal because she states as much in an afterwar...
Merle
Merle rated it 3 years ago
This is one of those very rare science fiction books that I actually enjoyed (and yes, I love fantasy. If you think they are interchangeable, we need to talk). And there’s a lot of science here – futuristic eco-friendly wastewater treatment is a major part of the plot – but the real story is about c...
Wyvernfriend Reads
Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 3 years ago
Excellent, un-fantasy, historical look at the life of Hild at the beginning of the invasion of Christianity in England.
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist
Thoughts of a nerdy feminist rated it 3 years ago
I give up. This has rave reviews on Amazon, and I've decided the reason for that is because everyone who didn't like it quit early on and didn't write reviews. I just can't read this. It's not engaging at all. The language is distracting rather than drawing me in. I can't get a feel for the mai...
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